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Shiveluch volcano
Stratovolcano 3283 m (10,771 ft)
Kamchatka, 56.65°N / 161.36°E
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
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1739(?), 1800(?), 1854 (Plinian eruption), 1879-83, 1897-98, 1905, 1928-29, 1930, 1944-50, 1964 (sub-Plinian, large dome collapse and debris flow), 1980-81, 1984, 1985, 1986-88, 1988, 1989 1990-94, 1997, 1998, 1999, 1999-ongoing
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Highly explosive. Construction of lava domes and large pyroclastic flows caused by dome collapse. One of Kamchatka's largest and most active volcanoes.
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Shiveluch Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 10/0520Z to 23000 ft (7000 m)

Thursday Jan 10, 2019 06:15 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 10 Jan 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 10 Jan 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 23000 ft (7000 m) altitude or flight level 230 and is moving at 25 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 06:00 UTC, 10/01/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190110/0600Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/40
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 10/0520Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL230 N5633 E16123 - N5639 E15921 - N5701 E15929 -
N5649 E16130 MOV W 25KT SFC/FL200 N5936 E15000 - N5901 E15052 -
N5841 E15049 - N5839 E14901 MOV NW 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 10/1120Z SFC/FL240 N5821 E15828 - N5637 E15755 -
N5620 E15510 - N5659 E15447 - N5752 E15550 SFC/FL210 N6030 E15045 -
N5931 E15043 - N5816 E14917 - N5833 E14825 - N5929 E14828
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 10/1720Z SFC/FL240 N5942 E15536 - N5608 E15426 -

N5425 E15131 - N5522 E15012 - N5753 E15157 - N5944 E15455
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 10/2320Z SFC/FL250 N6207 E15405 - N5734 E15122 -

N5107 E15107 - N5058 E14849 - N5220 E14647 - N5833 E14915 - N6219
E15335
RMK: SOME PART OF VA[FL230][FL200] OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190110/1200Z=

Previous news
Wednesday, Jan 09, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 20000 ft (6100 m) altitude or flight level 200 and is moving at 25 kts in W direction. ... [more]
Wednesday, Jan 09, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 20000 ft (6100 m) altitude or flight level 200 and is moving at 15 kts in W direction. ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  9 Jan 2019
Wednesday, Jan 09, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 20000 ft (6100 m) altitude or flight level 200 and is moving at 10 kts in W direction. ... [more]
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  8 Jan 2019
Tuesday, Jan 08, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Tuesday, Jan 08, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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